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The Latest: Steelers strike first, Chiefs answer

The Latest on the NFL's divisional playoffs Sunday. (all times Eastern): 8:40 p.m. The Pittsburgh Steelers have picked up right where they left off against the Kansas City Chiefs. Unlike...
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 18:44

PBS Kids round-the-clock TV, online channel launches Monday

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — PBS is launching a round-the-clock children's channel that will be available on member stations and digital platforms. The free PBS Kids channel starting Monday is aimed...
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 18:27

Clutch Rodgers leads Packers past rallying Cowboys, 34-31

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — This time it was a catch, and another win for the Green Bay Packers. Call it a "Half Mary" from Aaron Rodgers. Rodgers threw a 36-yard...
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 18:21

The Latest: Catch by Cook sets up winning kick for Packers

The Latest on the NFL's divisional playoffs Sunday. (all times Eastern): 8 p.m. Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers are headed to the NFC championship game for the first...
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 18:04

The Latest: Cowboys tie it back up on Bailey kick

The Latest on the NFL's divisional playoffs Sunday. (all times Eastern): 7:50 p.m. Just like that, the NFC divisional playoff game is tied up again. Dan Bailey kicked a 52-yard...
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 17:54

PBS: No 'red flag' on funding under Trump, but it's early

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — PBS is waiting, but not quietly, to see what the Trump administration's impact on public broadcasting and its federal funding may be, PBS chief executive Paula...
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 17:49

The Latest: Packers take the lead on Crosby's 56-yard FG

The Latest on the NFL's divisional playoffs Sunday. (all times Eastern): 7:45 p.m. Mason Crosby's kick wasn't pretty, but it went through the uprights. His 56-yard field goal with 1:33...
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 17:49

The Latest: Cowboys tie it on Bryant catch, Prescott run

The Latest on the NFL's divisional playoffs Sunday. (all times Eastern): 7:25 p.m. The Dallas Cowboys have tied their NFC divisional playoff game against Green Bay at 28-all with 4:08...
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 17:29

The Latest: Witten and Bryant with first postseason TDs

The Latest on the NFL's divisional playoffs Sunday. (all times Eastern): 7:10 p.m. Jason Witten, like Dez Bryant earlier in the game, now has his first career postseason touchdown for...
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 17:17

The Latest: After trading interceptions, Cowboys down by 8

The Latest on the NFL's divisional playoffs Sunday. (all times Eastern): 7 p.m. The NFC divisional playoff game is a one-score game after Dak Prescott and Aaron Rodgers traded interceptions...
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 17:12

Stark inequality: Oxfam says 8 men as rich as half the world

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The gap between the super-rich and the poorest half of the global population is starker than previously thought, with just eight men, from Bill Gates to...
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 17:02

Forecast predicts sharp plunge in UK merger activity

LONDON (AP) — Mergers and acquisitions in the U.K. are likely to drop sharply this year amid uncertainty over Britain's relationship with the European Union, according to research released Monday...
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 17:02

Obama speaks on Israel, Trump in last White House interview

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says the increase in the number of Israeli settlements is inhibiting the possibility for an "effective, contiguous Palestinian state." Speaking in his final interview...
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 17:01

Death toll at 26 inmates from latest Brazil prison violence

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Twenty-six inmates were killed in eruptions of violence inside two prisons in northern Brazil, officials said Sunday as they quelled the latest in a string...
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 16:56

The Latest: Packers safety Burnett out for game

The Latest on the NFL's divisional playoffs Sunday. (all times Eastern): 6:35 p.m. Packers safety Morgan Burnett won't play in the second half against the Cowboys because of quad injury...
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 16:42

Gambia president says country must wait for court decision

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Gambia's president says he has filed an injunction to restrict president-elect Adama Barrow from being sworn in Thursday and to restrict other parties from swearing him...
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 16:37

The Latest: Packers open 2nd half leading 21-13

The Latest on the NFL's divisional playoffs Sunday. (all times Eastern): 6:20 p.m. The Green Bay Packers lead the Cowboys 21-13 at halftime. Dallas was facing its largest deficit of...
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 16:31

Poodle reunited with owners after crash in eastern Montana

MILES CITY, Mont. (AP) — A toy poodle who ran away after a car crash in eastern Montana has been reunited with its owners after managing to survive in severe...
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 16:14

The Latest: After largest deficit of season, Cowboys answer

The Latest on the NFL's divisional playoffs Sunday. (all times Eastern): 5:50 p.m. The Dallas Cowboys faced their largest deficit of the season halfway through the second quarter of their...
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 15:53

Attorney General Lynch: 'We have always pushed forward'

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Attorney General Loretta Lynch, in her final speech as head of the Justice Department, said worries of difficult days ahead should be a call for action,...
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 15:49

Official: Kids hurt in deadly Baltimore house fire improving

BALTIMORE (AP) — A Baltimore fire official says two young children who were injured in a massive house fire last week that killed six of their siblings are improving. Fire...
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 15:44

Turkey parliament moves country toward presidential system

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey's parliament has moved a step closer to approving a constitutional reform package that would pave the way for a presidential system. In a session that ended...
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 15:41

Dick Gautier, who played Hymie on 'Get Smart,' dies at 85

NEW YORK (AP) — Dick Gautier, the Tony-nominated actor who found fame as Hymie the Robot on the 1960s sitcom "Get Smart," has died. He was 85. His daughter, Denise...
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 15:40

The Latest: Montgomery scores first playoff TD near hometown

The Latest on the NFL's divisional playoffs Sunday. (all times Eastern): 5:30 p.m. Green Bay running back Ty Montgomery, a converted receiver, has a rushing touchdown near his old hometown,...
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 15:40

John Lewis books sell out on Amazon day after Trump's tweets

New York (AP) — Two of John Lewis' books have sold out on Amazon after the Democratic congressman claimed the top spots on the retailer's best-seller list. Sales of the...
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 15:37

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